Monthly Archives: May 2018

31 May 2018 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/31%20May%202018%20Haskap/HTML/ 31 May 2018 Haskap (Haskap is the Japanese name for Lonicera caerulea) I have six haskap bushes fenced in my garden. Birds love them particularly robins. They grow well and produce a fruit similar in appearance to blueberry. They … Continue reading

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31 May 2018 Mulch

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/31%20May%202018%20Mulch/HTML/ 31 May 2018 Mulch All of the garden bushes have a wheelbarrow of wood chip mulch applied to the base. This is for moisture retention. The complete garden is now mulched except for some minor touch-ups. Ten cubic yards … Continue reading

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30 May 2018 Durgan

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/30%20May%202018%20Durgan/HTML/ 30 May 2018 Durgan (and Ginny) A few pictures for my many fans.

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30 May 2018 Indian Corn

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/30%20May%202018%20Indian%20Corn/HTML/ 30 May 2018 Indian corn About 60 kernels of Indian Corn (Multi-coloured) was planted in three rows 16 feet in length. The kernels were soaked overnight and spaced about 0.8 inches in the row and one inch deep. Birds … Continue reading

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29 May 2018 Asparagus Bed Finished for 2018

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/29%20May%202018%20Asparagus/HTML/ 29 May 2018 Asparagus Bed Finished for 2018 The last of the asparagus was cut from the 4 by 8 bed and it was prepared for production in 2019. Th surface weeds were removed. A bit of 20 20 … Continue reading

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28 May 2018 Mason Bee House

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/28%20May%202018%20Mason%20Bee%20House/HTML/ 28 May 2018 Mason Bee House My Mason Bee house (48 tubes) arrived today and was installed in a prepared weather proof enclosure namely a five gallon pail, and placed in a shaded tree. The house was supplied by … Continue reading

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28 May 2018 Mulching

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/28%20May%202018%20Mulching/HTML/ 28 May 2018 Mulching The main garden was mulched by adding four wheelbarrows of wood chips. There is about half the 10 yards delivered still in the driveway. This will be applied to the various bush berries and decorative … Continue reading

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27 May 2018 Beets (Planting Board Method)

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/27%20May%202018%20Beets/HTML/index.htm 27 May 2018 Beets Beets seeds were planted using the Board Method. Th seeds are planted then covered with a board.This method keeps the seeds damp and at a constant temperature. The board is removed immediately upon germination. Side … Continue reading

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27 May 2018 Mulching

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/27%20May%202018%20Mulching/HTML/index.htm 27 May 2018 Mulching Ten yards of wood chip mulch is slowly added to the garden. The chips are moved from the front driveway to the garden area by wheelbarrow. It is spread by hand in the row. rows.

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26 May 2018 Okra

http://durgan.org/2018/May%202018/26%20May%202018%20Okra/HTML/ 26 May 2018 Okra Six OKRA seedlings were planted outdoors. If the Summer is hot they grow well, but they are a topical plant and like Sun and heat. The plants were purchased.

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